Greenwich Audubon Family Breakfast Event & Wildlife Show

01/25/2015

613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-5272.

9:30am-11:00 am. Join us for this special event for families with younger children. Guests enjoy a family-friendly breakfast followed by a fun animal-themed program in Audubon's Education Center. All ages. $10 per person. Space limited. Please RSVP to Jeff at x349

Maritime Aquarium Chocolate Expo

01/25/2015

10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.852.0700 .

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (extended hours). $15 adults, $10 children ages 3-12 (discounted admission). Chocolate, the Aquarium, and free samples, are ALL included in your admission.  The Expo, one of the largest consumer-oriented chocolate events in the United States, will feature some 30+ vendors who will offer FREE tastings and sales of their products. They'll be set up throughout the Aquarium's galleries.

Pequot Library Mid-Winter Book SaleMeet the Author: E.J. Simon

01/25/2015

720 Pequot Ave, Southport, CT Phone: (203) 259-0346.

4:00pm - 6:00pm Death Logs In by E.J. Simon. A 30 - 40 minute author talk for both children and adults, followed by a Q & A, book signing, and refreshments. E.J. Simon's new novel is the eagerly awaited follow-up to his bestselling debut, Death Never Sleeps. Death Logs In is a brilliant and compelling thriller. Simon's talent for storytelling, infused with intrigue, globetrotting, and humor is, again, on full display in this new book. This event is free and open to the public.

Bruce Museum Family Gallery Tour and Workshop

01/29/2015

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203 . 413 . 6756.

1:30 am – 12:30 pm. Family Gallery Tour. Children ages 6-10 and families. Museum educator will lead an interactive, discussion-based tour of the Museum's current exhibitions. Free with admission. No reservations. 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Family Studio Workshop. All ages. Families explore the process of making fine art while using quality art-making supplies and discussing current exhibitions. No reservations. Fee per person: $10 members, $15 non-members.

Carriage Barn “A Passion for Process: One Artist's Journey through Photographic History.”

01/29/2015

681 South Ave, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-329-7868.

The Carriage Barn Arts Center, Editor's Pick of Moffly Media's Best of the Gold Coast, is hosting an artist's lecture on the evening of Thursday, January 29th, entitled "A Passion for Process: One Artist's Journey through Photographic History." The talk will be given by exhibiting artist Thomas Mezzanotte. A $10 fee for members; $15 for non-members includes a wine reception at 6:30pm, followed by the lecture/discussion at 7pm.

Pequot LibraryKristen Graves, CT State Troubadour

01/29/2015

720 Pequot Ave, Southport, CT Phone: (203) 259-0346.

7:30pm - 9:00pm Kristen Graves is a singer/songwriter and humanitarian from Fairfield, CT, serving as the current Connecticut State Troubadour. Recently mentioned as 'the new generation of folk' by the New York Times. Returning to the Pequot Library for an intimate show, Kristen will be closing out her 20/20 tour, where she will be celebrating performing 20 house concerts in 20 days. Kristen will be performing her own original songs as well as some classic folk sing-alongs. Free and open to the public. Doors open 30 minutes prior to concert.

Greenwich Historical Society The Millionaires’ Unit Documentary Film Screening

01/29/2015

39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT Phone: 203-869-6899, Ext. 10..

The Millionaires' Unit is the story of an elite group of college students from Yale who formed a private air militia in preparation for America's entry into World War One. 3:00–5:00 pm Members $10; nonmember $15

Stratford Historical Society Oh How We Laughed, Humor in the 18thC by Fran Hendrickson

01/30/2015

2000 Main St, Stratford, CT

Whether in shared events or by social comment, witty wonders abound in Colonial America. Enjoy a tongue-in-cheek peek into18th Century life and humorous events. This presentation gives examples of the situations and ideas our forebearers enjoyed enough to report to others in newspaper, dairies, and letters.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: Nocturnal in Nature

01/30/2015

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

6 p.m. Explore the world of nature at night and learn about the adaptations of nocturnal animals. Meet live nocturnal creatures and then head out on the trails to test our own night vision. Look and listen for signs of winter animals, discover how night vision works, and even make a spark in the dark. For all ages. Members: $5 per person | Non-Members: $8 per person. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Weston Historical Society Bourdon & Whiskey Tasting

01/31/2015

104 Weston Road,, Weston, CT Phone: (203) 226-1804.

7 p.m. Join the Weston Historical Society for a Bourbon and Whiskey tasting hosted by the Weston Women's League and the Weston Historical Society. This special event will take place on Saturday, January 31st from 7pm to 11pm. There will be beer and wine, hearty hors d'oeuvres, and specialty cocktails. To purchase tickets visit WestonWomensLeague.org.